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Britain records nearly 4,000 new Covid-19 cases in highest daily total since MAY

Britain records nearly 4,000 new Covid-19 cases in highest daily total since MAY – but lack of testing at peak of crisis means resurgence of the disease is likely nowhere near levels seen during first wave in March and April The seven-day average is now 3,286 compared with 2,358 last Wednesday – a 40 per… Read More »

Coronavirus lockdown to be eased for 2.2million vulnerable people shielding since March

Two million people are freed from lockdown: Vulnerable Brits who’ve been shielding since March are told it is safe – but public is warned not to ‘tear the pants’ out of liberty as crowds flock to beaches in hot weather People who have been shielding will be allowed to see one person from outside their… Read More »

Hospital-acquired conditions fell 13% since 2014, CMS chief says

Dive Brief: CMS Administrator Seema Verma on Tuesday touted new patient safety data showing a significant decline in patient harm occurring in hospitals due to infections. From 2014 to 2017, the number of hospital-acquired conditions dropped by 13% — or about 20,000 avoidable deaths. Savings to the healthcare system totaled $ 7.7 billion. “While I… Read More »